WINE AND ADVENTURE TOUR IN MOLDOVA

4 days / 3 nights
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ENJOY THE WINE MAKING AND SPORT ACTIVITIES IN MOLDOVA!

The Wine and Adventure Tour in Moldova is perfect for active people, who will enjoy the wine making process, beginning with grape harvest and finishing with wine tasting at a family winery. And this is not the only unique experience within this tour, because afterwards you will choose and enjoy one of the sport activities such as zip line/ rock climbing / cycling at the amazing archaeological complex - Orheiul Vechi. You will also travel in the tourist train at Cricova winery and discover the Stone Age Complex of Pivnitele din Branesti winery.


Highlights

Chisinau city

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Cricova winery

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Grape harvest at Et...

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Et Cetera winery

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Rock climbing at Orheiul...

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Cycling at Orheiul Vechi...

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Pivnitele din Branesti...

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Itinerary A day-by-day plan to guide your journey. Download PDF

Day 1: Arrival day

Chisinau – Cricova – Chisinau

On arrival at Chisinau International Airport, you will be transferred to Chisinau city centre and you will enjoy a city tour of Chisinau, during which you will discover pieces of history and culture of the city such as the Nativity of Christ Cathedral, the Bell Tower, the Arch of Triumph, the Monument of Stephen the Great, etc.

The day will continue with an excursion, wine tasting and lunch at Cricova winery - the only wine enterprise that was awarded the highest state prize “The Order of the Republic” and has been declared by law a national cultural heritage. During the excursion at Cricova winery in the tourist train, at a depth of 80 m, you will discover the wonders of this place. Cricova underground galleries are formed by over seventy streets covering an area of nearly 120 km, each bearing Bacchic names: Sauvignon, Cabernet, Cahors, etc. The jewel of the underground treasure is the National Collection, including over 600 types of wine totaling about 1 million bottles. Here you will admire the oldest bottle of wine - "Jewish Easter Wine", dating from 1902.

After visiting Cricova winery, you will be transferred to Chisinau where you will check in at the hotel and have some free time.

In the evening, you will have dinner at a local restaurant in Chisinau.



HIGHLIGHTS: Chisinau city, Cricova winery

Day 2: Grape harvest, wine tasting and activities with wine making thematic at Et Cetera winery

Chisinau – Crocmaz – Chisinau

In the morning, you will visit Et Cetera family winery where you will participate in the grape harvest. After that, you will take part in the excursion and wine tasting carried out by the owner of the winery who will inform you about the methods of wine production and maturation.

In the afternoon, you will enjoy lunch at the winery, prepared from products of the region and Crocmaz village.

After lunch, you will enjoy competitive activities with wine making thematic at the winery.

In the evening, you will have dinner at Et Cetera winery and return to Chisinau.


HIGHLIGHTS: Grape harvest at Et Cetera winery , Et Cetera winery

Day 3: Zip line / rock climbing / cycling at the amazing archaeological complex - Orheiul Vechi

Chisinau – Orheiul Vechi – Butuceni – Branesti – Chisinau

The day will begin with sport activities such as zip line / rock climbing / cycling at the amazing archaeological complex - Orheiul Vechi. You can choose one of the exciting activities to spend the time at Orheiul Vechi Complex, because you it will become a perfect link between team work and the perfect view from here. Zip line is a steel cable mounted between the trees and with-it gravity becomes your partner in flight. Count speed into this formula and you will get a good portion of adrenaline.

In the afternoon, you will have lunch at a local guesthouse in Butuceni village.

The day will continue at Pivnitele din Branesti winery where you will enjoy an excursion and wine tasting. The Stone Age Complex of Pivnitele din Branesti winery is situated in an old limestone mine at a depth of 60 meters. Thanks to the absence of internet and mobile communications guests can escape from civilization and city noise.

In the evening, you will be transferred to Chisinau where you will enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.


HIGHLIGHTS: Rock climbing at Orheiul Vechi archaeological complex , Cycling at Orheiul Vechi archaeological complex, Pivnitele din Branesti winery
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What's included

  • 3 nights accommodation in a double (DBL) or twin (TWN) room at a 4-star hotel in Chisinau;
  • Breakfast at the hotel;
  • Lunch on day 1, 2, 3 of the itinerary;
  • Dinner on day 1, 2, 3 of the itinerary;
  • Excursions on the entire itinerary;
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary;
  • Tasting of 4 types of wine at Cricova winery, 5 types of wine at Et Cetera winery and 3 types of wine at Pivnitele din Branesti winery;
  • Wine and adventure activities including equipment according to the itinerary;
  • Transportation during the entire itinerary;
  • English speaking guide.